Trey was born in Venice, Florida, where he went onto become a star at Venice High School , where he played quarterback for the Indians. He graduated in 2010, and was a three star recruit , and signed his letter of intent to play at the University of Florida. He played under Urban Meyer from 2010 to 2013, and although he was brought in as a quarterback, he played a variety of positions for the Gators, including wide receiver, tight end, fullback, and quarterback. He also played at Florida the same time as his brother, Clay Burton. Trey was apart of the 2014 NFL Draft, where he went undrafted during the seven rounds. He signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent, and took the improbable road to making the 53-man roster after a great preseason. Since then, Burton has been a key contributor to the Eagles both offensively and on special teams, and is a big part of the Eagles’ success in the 2017 season. Throughout his football career, Trey Burton has been unapologetic about his faith and walk with Jesus Christ.
In this episode, Mike Linch talks with Trey Burton about what life is like as a collegiate and professional football star. They also discuss the success of the Philadelphia Eagles to this point of the 2017 season, and what some of the keys to the season have been thus far. They also dive into the role that Trey’s faith plays not only with his football career, but also as a husband and father.